in that room? Or will we only get the 'Protect the Holy Bureau at all costs' explanation?
What really confounds me about this account is the part where
Todashev allegedly ran at the agent "with a metal pole" that "might have
been a broomstick." If he was running with a large object in his hands
when killed, how is there any doubt about what the object is? Anyone
could just look at the dead guy and see what was in his hands, right? Or
examine the stuff in the evidence locker. Pole or broomstick? This
source doesn't know. It's also quite a feat to be shot, struck, knocked
backward, and charge again toward a gun, especially for a guy who,
according to his friends, was in recovery from leg surgery. And, of
course, it's odd that this latest story is so different from the
previous ones that have leaked out. A knife, a samurai sword, a metal
pole, and a broomstick don't seem like objects that would be confused
for one another.
Finally, this account has a police detective who
ostensibly sees the table overturned, sees the FBI agent get injured,
sees Todashev attacking with a poll, sees the injured agent draw and
fire his gun as he tries to get up, sees Todashev knocked back and
rushing forward again... but never fires his own weapon.
I'm reminded of a line from a Garrett Files novel, something like "It'd take three wizards to knot this up any worse."
Or the EffingBI.